The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma by Gurcharan Das

New Delhi, Feb 18 (Calcutta Tube) ‘The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma’ by Gurcharan Das climbed to the No.1 position in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while Nobel prize winner Orhan Pamuk’s ‘The Museum of Innocence’ bounced back to dominate the fiction list.

The top 10 in each category are:




1. ‘The Difficulty of Being Good: On The Subtle Art of Dharma’


Author: Gurcharan Das


Publisher: Penguin Allen Lane


Price: Rs.699.00


2. ‘Victoria and Abdul’


Author: Shrabani Basu


Publisher: Rupa & Co


Price: Rs.395.00


3. ‘Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India’


Author: William Dalrymple


Publisher: Bloomsbury


Price: Rs.499.00


4. ‘Committed’


Author: Elizabeth Gilbert


Publisher: Bloomsbury


Price: Rs.499.00


5. ‘Delhi Adventures In A Mega City’


Author: Sam Miller


Publisher: Penguin


Price: Rs.499.00


6. ‘War and Peace in Modern India’


Author: Srinath Raghavan


Publisher: Permanent Black


Price: Rs.750.00


7. ‘The Oxford Companion to Politics’


Author: Jayal/Mehta


Publisher: OUP


Price: Rs.3500.00


8. ‘Open an Autobiography’


Author: Andre Agassi


Publisher: Harper Collins


Price: Rs.599.00


9. ’80 Questions to Understand India’


Author: Murad Ali Baig


Publisher: Tara


Price: Rs.395.00


10. ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’


Author: Wendy Doniger


Publisher: Penguin Viking


Price: Rs.999.00




1. ‘The Museum of Innocence’


Author: Orhan Pamuk


Publisher: Faber and Faber


Price: Rs.599.00


2. ‘The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets’ Nest’


Author: Stieg Larsson


Publisher: Quercus


Price: Rs.495.00


3. ‘The Palace of Illusion’


Author: Chitra Banerjee


Publisher: Picador


Price: Rs.395.00


4. ‘2 States: The Story of My Marriage’


Author: Chetan Bhagat


Publisher: Rupa


Price: Rs.95.00


5. ‘I, Alex Cross’


Author: James Patterson


Publisher: Century


Price: Rs.550.00


6. ‘Twilight’


Author: Stephanie Meyer


Publisher: Atom/Hachette


Price: Rs.350.00


7. ‘The Humbling’


Author: Philip Roth


Publisher: Random House


Price: Rs.550.00


8. ‘Lessons in Forgetting’


Author: Anita Nair


Publisher: Harper Collins


Price: Rs.399.00


9. ‘Blowback’


Author: Mukul Deva


Publisher: Harper Collins


Price: Rs.199.00


10. ‘Death of a Moneylender’


Author: Kota Neelima


Publisher: Roli


Price: Rs.295.00


(Source: Bahri Sons, New Delhi, All the books listed above are available online).

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